Women’s golf team drops the ball

The Chico State women’s golf team finished in seventh place on the second day of the Western New Mexico Fall Invitational.

The team took 299 shots in the first round and finished with a steady lead in second place, but faced difficulty in the second round, with 306 strokes.

Senior Abbey McGrew was the only Wildcat to finish in the top ten of the tournament, with three-over par 147. Her score tied her for seventh place. McGrew took third in the first day of the tournament, and added one stroke to her game on the second day.

Senior Bianca Armanini finished four strokes behind McGrew in the tournament, and shot four-over par 76 on the second day to secure 19th place. Armanini fell two spots after earning one additional stroke on the second day.

Sophomore Brittany O’Bryant shot 81 to snag 43rd place, 33 spots below her performance on the first day of the tournament. O’Bryant shot seven additional stokes on the second day, leaving her with a tournament score of 11-over par 155.

Sophomore Emily Rotter shot 8-over par 80 on the final 18 and tied for 57th place, dropping 15 places. Rotter finished the tournament with a two-day score of 14-over par 158.

Chico State Women’s golf team finished on the average side of the match shooting 120 even pars split between the team, leading the tournament. The team had a hard time finishing the match as only first year player Madison Stephens played a better second day than first, by knocking off one stroke, to place 33rd.

Chico State returns to the green on Oct. 3 at the DIxie State Invitational.

Jordan Jarrell can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @ChicoOrionJJ.